We are hiring for a Legal Counsel in South Windsor, Connecticut. The Legal Counsel is a contracts and corporate attorney, reports to the General Counsel, and is responsible for providing legal advice and services concerning legal rights, obligations, compliance, and privileges of corporations.
- Work with legal staff, senior leadership, government agencies, and outside counsel to collaborate and negotiate optimal resolution to a wide spectrum of cases and issues impacting the business.
- Draft, edit, and negotiate complex agreements and documents, including supply agreements, sale and purchase agreements, service agreements, and NDAs.
- Provide legal guidance related to intellectual property, labor and employment, financing, and commercial matters as needed.
- Provide legal support for various compliance issues, policies, process improvements, due diligence, and implementation of new laws and regulations.
- Excellent and professional verbal, written, and communication skills, and uses such skills as appropriate within the department and across the business, with senior leadership, legal chain of command, and external counsel and agencies.
- Successful in fast-paced environments, and works effectively, productively, and efficiently with highest level of business ethics, in good faith, with all levels of the organization, and with all relevant external business-related sources.
- Comfortable with working independently and collaboratively as the situation requires.
- Ability and interest in considering, developing, and introducing sound new efficient and cost-effective processes to improve both legal and company processes and procedures which are in full legal compliance.
- JD degree from an ABA-accredited law school.
- Admission to either the Connecticut Bar or another state bar with eligibility for Connecticut Authorized House Counsel.
- 0-5 years’ experience, with strong skills in drafting, editing, and negotiating agreements and providing commercial advice and services to corporations.
- Experience in working with other attorneys and support staff in a law firm or in-house setting, as well as with others in other fields. Experience in working with engineering and manufacturing entities a plus, but not required.